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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues


CLO Refis Swing Back Toward Short Terms

Collateralized loan obligation issuers are suddenly favoring short-term refinancings.

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BofA Sale Points to Shift in MBS Sentiment

The sale of a mortgage-bond portfolio by Bank of America could point to an increased willingness by large banks to issue new deals in the sector.

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Goldman Readying Jumbo-Mortgage Deals

Goldman Sachs is back in the picture as an issuer of jumbo-mortgage bonds, with a new whole-loan trader on board.

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Europe Funds Blocked From US Investments

Preparations are under way for a rule change that would curtail the abilities of mutual fund-like vehicles in Europe to invest in securitizations from the...

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Fund Operators Chase Online Loan Portfolios

Several large investment firms are setting up funds that would purchase personal loans, student loans and small-business loans from online originators...

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Morgan Lewis Assembling Team in Chicago

Morgan Lewis is pushing to establish a large structured-finance presence in Chicago as part of an effort to expand into asset classes it has traditionally...

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Investors Tracking Trustee Lawsuit in Ohio

A legal battle between Western & Southern Life and BNY Mellon could mark a final opportunity for the holders of troubled structured products to seek...

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College Ave Lands Education-Finance Vet

Marketplace education lender College Ave Student Loans has hired Sharon Asch Gold to head its capital-markets unit.

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Sprout Hires Akre for Non-QM Funding Push

In a move that could jumpstart its mortgage-bond issuing efforts, Sprout Mortgage has hired David Akre to head its capital-markets unit.

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Leadership Shakeup Hits BlackRock CLO Unit

In a matter of just a few weeks, both co-heads of BlackRock’s U.S. collateralized loan obligation-issuing unit have resigned from the firm.

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RBC Recruits Pair of CP Pros From BofA

RBC’s commercial-paper unit has picked up two high-profile professionals from Bank of America.

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New Front Opens in Non-Agency Market

A number of mortgage-bond issuers are working on non-agency deals backed entirely by conforming loans on single-family investment properties.

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